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Adj.1.plant-eating - (of animals) feeding on plants
animal, animate being, beast, creature, fauna, brute - a living organism characterized by voluntary movement
herbivorous - feeding only on plants
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They were left around 170 million years ago by sauropods - huge plant-eating dinosaurs with long necks and tails.
Some tracks measure 2ft across and were left around 170 million years ago by plant-eating sauropods.
Chilesaurus made the switch to plant-eating much earlier," Novas says.
The plant-eating Sibirosaurus' fossilised bones were found encased in sandstone rocks on the banks of the Kiya River in Western Siberia, Russia.
Water buffaloes -- plant-eating, mud-loving animals used to pull ploughs and carts in Asian farms -- can weigh up to 1.
Many types of moths and butterflies visit plants to lay masses of eggs that hatch into plant-eating caterpillars.
Two types of dinosaur were described from the assemblage, a bipedal meat-eating abelisaurid distantly related to Tyrannosaurus but only about six metres long, and a plant-eating titanosaur perhaps up to 20 metres in length.
Using the remains, the researchers were able to identity two types of dinosaurs - a bipedal meat-eating abelisaurid which is distantly related to Tyrannosaurus rex (T-rex) and a plant-eating titanosaur.
Visitors will come face-to-face with the plant-eating Iguanodon and Euoplocephalus and the Baryonyx as it tries to scoop a fish from the water.
In which country is the horse race the aphids and other plant-eating insects?
Which green flying insect is a predator of aphids and other plant-eating insects?
This gas is enough of a factor in modern global warming that scientists have worked to figure out how much methane is emitted by cows, sheep and other plant-eating animals.